Headlines of the Day 27-03-2024

    HeadlineSourceSyllabusKey Points to know
    Employment scenario in India grim, says ILO reportThe Hindu(Page 1)Economy (GSIII) – What are the key findings of the ‘India Employment Report 2024’?
    Sensing threat from China, India joins the race to mine sea patchThe Hindu(Page 1)Geography (GSI) / Economy (GSIII) 

    – Why India applied for the  rights to explore ‘Afanasy Nikitin Seamount’ ‘and Carlsberg Ridge’?
    – Its significance
    ISRO to hold training sessions in educational institutionsThe Hindu(Page 5)

    Education (GSII) / S&T (GSIII)– What are the objectives of the Space Science and Technology Awareness Training (START) 2024 programme?
    Heralding UgadiThe Hindu(Page 5)Culture (GSI)– What are the key facts related to the Ugadi Festival?
    The need to curb black carbon emissionsThe Hindu(Page 8)Environment(GSIII)– What are black carbon emissions?
    – Its impact
    AI and the mental healthThe Hindu(Page 8)Health(GSII)– Can AI help in navigating mental health?
    Nirmala Sitharaman, Jairam Ramesh squabble over Atal Pension YojanaThe Hindu(Page 10)

    Polity and Governance (GSII)– What are the key facts related to the Atal Pension Yojana?
    – Its significance, challenges and the way forward
    India supports Philippines’ sovereignty, says Jaishankar; sparks Beijing responseThe Hindu(Page 12)IR (GSII)– What is the importance of the Philippines to India?
    – Key areas of cooperation between the two nations
    Inaccessibility and cost cripple efforts to treat sickle cell diseaseThe Hindu(Page 18)S&T (GSIII)– What is sickle cell disease?
    – Steps taken by the Indian government for its mitigation
    From strategic autonomy to Vishwamitra: New Delhi’s new vocabularyIndian Express(Page 8)IR (GSII)– Has India’s foreign policy changed over the last decade?
    – Its advantages and disadvantages
    ICG Ship Samudra Paheredar PIBDefence (GSIII)– What are the key facts related to the ICG Ship Samudra Paheredar?
    ICCC: Integrated farm data dashboard for customised solutionsIndian Express (Page 12)Economy (GSIII)– What is the Krishi ICCC?
    – Its significance
    Delisting of monuments
    Indian Express (Page 12)
    Governance (GSII)– How are monuments delisted?
    – Its reasons and impacts
    Homo sapiens Indian Express (Page 12)
    Environment (GSIII)– What does Homo sapiens mean?
    – Where did Homo sapiens go after leaving Africa?